The restored ‘Metropolis’ free on Kanopy and Hoopla

Fritz Lang’s 1927 classic is a landmark of science fiction filmmaking and a visionary work of cinema that has inspired filmmakers through the decades, and in 2010 it was restored to its full glory.

Buster Keaton’s brilliant solo comedy shorts on Criterion Channel and free on Kanopy

The 19 short comedies created by Keaton between 1920 and 1923 provided a workshop for the developing filmmaker and, at their best, are among the greatest cinematic achievements of the silent era.